Wesley R. • Orlando, FL
Wesley's determination to beat cancer motivated him to become an advocate for blood donations. He has given media interviews and spoken publicly about how he could not have prevailed over leukemia without the help of blood donors and his sister from whom he received a crucial bone marrow transplant.
Earlier this year the Timber Creek High School student asked FBC staff if he could learn who donated blood products to him during his cancer treatments. This type of blood tracing is not usually done at blood banks but officials determined that Wesley